Children's Emotional Wellbeing: 10 Practical Tips for Parents
When a person grows up listening to negative thoughts about the self from an early age, then this can have quite an impact on the person.
Nurture your Self Confidence
Self confidence is the ability to believe in one’s own abilities to affect the future outcomes based on the past events or experiences. Low self confidence can be an impediment in one's growth whereas high confidence can help one set and achieve goals. Learn how you can nurture your self confidence to bring out the best in you.
Body Shaming: Recognize the Signs & Cope With It
Body shaming is defined by Oxford Dictionary as "the action or practice of humiliating someone by making mocking or critical comments about their body shape or size". Unfortunately this happens often, sometimes in subtle ways, leaving a person feeling low and robbing them of self-confidence. Here's a look at how to recognize and deal with body shaming in healthy ways.
Social Physique Anxiety - Signs & Challenges
Social Physique Anxiety, also known as SPA, is a feeling of distress and discomfort associated with the perceived evaluation of one’s physical self. It is helpful to understand the signs of SPA and how it affects our routine. To overcome a hurdle, we need to see it clearly and then set goals so that we overcome the hurdle.
Social Physique Anxiety
Ever felt ashamed of the way you look, your height, weight, the colour of your skin? Some amount of self-criticism is normal, however, for some people, feeling dissatisfied with the way they look is a constant struggle. Find out how you can manage this anxiety.
Is Social Media Boosting Your Self-confidence?
Studies state that comparing ourselves with others on social media has become common. Sometimes we make unfair comparisons and feel miserable about ourselves. Here's a look at what changes you can make if you find that social media is affecting your self-confidence too much.
Can children be praised too much?
We all understand that praise does encourage and sometimes motivate a person to do better. Books and articles on parenting talk about the benefits of praise, but is there a problem with too much praise? Does excessive praise affect a child's behaviour and emotional growth? What does too much praise do to a child?
Although many factors affecting self confidence are at times out of our control, there are a number of things that you can consciously do, to build your self confidence that you need to reach your potential.
Being \"yourself\" in the Workplace
Most of us spend a large part of our life at work and therefore being yourself at the workplace is pivotal to maximize your work potential, health and happiness. But what if you feel like you have to hide a very critical part of what defines you? Your gender, sexual orientation, age, religion, caste or a disability to get social acceptance. Read on to find out the struggle and dilemma one could go through in such a situation and thereby, the impact on the workplace..
Building Self-Esteem in Your Child
Self-esteem is a set of perceptions and feelings that we have about ourselves and these patterns are formed in early childhood. The way your child values herself/himself is a factor that affects the choices they make as well as their behavior. Children with low self-esteem grow up to be insecure adults, have trouble making friends, are more vulnerable to substance abuse, bullying, eating disorders and suicidal tendencies.